This Date in Habs History: May 5

May 5, 1938: A crowd of 8,500 turned out in Earlscourt, England to watch the Canadiens beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-3 in the fifth game of a nine-game European tour. The teams would play one more game in England and three […]

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This Date in Habs History: May 4

May 4, 1969: The Canadiens beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 in Game 4 to sweep the Stanley Cup final with John Ferguson scoring the winning goal and


Subban a finalist for NHL Foundation Player Award


The Canadiens' P.K. Subban is one of three finalists for the NHL Foundation Player Award, which is presented annually to a player “who applies the

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Prospect Dubois would look good with Canadiens

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Canadiens haven't had much luck when it comes to selecting French-Canadian players in the first round of the NHL Entry Draft. Read 'em and weep

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This Date in Habs History: May 3

May 3, 1973: Henri Richard (photo above) set an NHL record by playing in his 165th career playoff game, breaking the record of 164 set by Red Kelly, in

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Habs GM Bergevin willing to trade No. 9 draft pick

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Canadiens hold the No. 9 overall selection at this year's NHL Entry Draft on June 24 in Buffalo, but general manager Marc Bergevin says he's willing to

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This Date in Habs History: May 2

May 2, 1987: Bobby Smith scored a goal and added two assists in a 5-3 win over the Quebec Nordiques in Game 7 of the Adams Division final

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This Date in Habs History: May 1

May 1, 1965: The Canadiens beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-0 in Game 7 of the final series to win the Stanley Cup. Jean Béliveau, who scored the winning

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Leafs get No. 1 draft pick; Canadiens will select ninth

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Toronto Maple Leafs hit the jackpot Saturday night, winning the No. 1 pick at the NHL draft lottery. The NHL Entry Draft will be held June 24-25 in

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This Date in Habs History: April 30

April 30, 1945: The Hockey Hall of Fame elected its first group of players and builders, including Hobey Baker, Chuck Gardiner, Eddie Gerard, Frank McGee, Tommy Phillips, Harvey Pulford, Hod